I Have a Dog With Allergies

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    Food Allergies (corn)

    I have 2 Labrador retrievers with food allergies.  They both seem to have a sensitivity to food with corn in it, but one more than the other.  He gets awful ear funk that needs a prescription to clear it up if he eats corn-based food.  Of course we don't give him...
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    2 Responses Jun 5, 2008

    My Dog Has Multiple Allergies

    Hi I have a four year old Great Dane. He's a really awesome dog. His only problem is he's allergic to just about eveything. He is on a sweet potato and duck meat diet. Soy, rice,corn, and beef give him hives. He also seems to get hives if he's outside too long in the spring and...
    Mizwhisk Mizwhisk
    36-40, F
    Nov 24, 2010


    He is so close to the ground that he gets the pollen from the grass up his nose and his eyes water and he goes around sneezing. It is funny and pitiful at the same time. The vet told me he can have some Benedryl periodically so I have been giving him Children's Benedryl lol and...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    Apr 18, 2010

    My Child's First Pet Passed Away

    I was just about to leave for work, when I thought I had better check to make sure that my daugther's guinea pig had a full water bottle. I looked in the cage and saw that he had passed away. I didn't know what to do! I couldn't leave him there, so I ended up taking him with me...
    Mizwhisk Mizwhisk
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2010

    Our Butterscotch

    Butterscotch, our 2 year old German Shepherd/Black Lab mix, suffers terribly from allergies and has since the end of last summer.  She shows us by itching at her face (mainly, her ear) and chewing at her paws.  We have taken her to the vets, who have told us that...
    debmichelle debmichelle
    2 Responses May 11, 2008
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